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Simon Cowell: My guitar teacher used to beat me up - Monsters and Critics

Simon Cowell: My guitar teacher used to beat me up - Monsters and Critics | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Simon Cowell realised he wanted to go into music production instead of performing when his guitar teach beat him up after the X Factor judge threw a liquorice sweet in his face.
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'Mad Men' Season 4 Recap

'Mad Men' Season 4 Recap | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
When Mad Men returns this Sunday after a 17-month hiatus the whiskey-swilling secret-keeping Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce crew will meet with an audience salivating for answers following the Season Four finale Has Don married his secretary?
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Usher to Play Sugar Ray Leonard in Boxing Movie

Usher to Play Sugar Ray Leonard in Boxing Movie | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Usher has signed on to play boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in a forthcoming movie the BBC reports The singer confirmed the casting in an interview explaining that if people see him running around London it's part of his training for the role "I'm in...
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Sony's Music Unlimited coming to iOS in a 'few weeks' - CNET

Sony's Music Unlimited coming to iOS in a 'few weeks' - CNET | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
TechRadar UKSony's Music Unlimited coming to iOS in a 'few weeks'CNETThe service will join versions already available on Android, the PlayStation Vita, and other platforms.
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Deck: An iPad music app for people with big fingers - CNET

Deck: An iPad music app for people with big fingers - CNET | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Deck: An iPad music app for people with big fingersCNETIn iOS 5, Apple redesigned the iPad's Music app with small buttons and clumsy controls. But you don't have to stick with Apple's music player.
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Exclusive Q&A: Glenn Frey On His Solo LP, the Eagles' 40th Anniversary Plans

Exclusive Q&A: Glenn Frey On His Solo LP, the Eagles' 40th Anniversary Plans | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
It's been almost 20 years since Glenn Frey released his last solo album Strange Weather In that time he's taken bit roles in TV shows and movies worked on various charity projects raised a family and played a lot of golf He also reunited with a...
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Guitar Tone: Pursuing the Ultimate Guitar Sound by Mitch Gallagher ...

Guitar Tone: Pursuing the Ultimate Guitar Sound by Mitch Gallagher ... | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Two chapters are devoted to iconic guitars and amplifiers, and the legendary players that have used them in their recordings. Fender Telecasters, Stratocasters, Gibson Les Pauls and Flying Vs are among the iconic guitars ...
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Shelby Lynne to bring 'Revelation' to Iron Horse Music Hall - MassLive.com

Shelby Lynne to bring 'Revelation' to Iron Horse Music Hall - MassLive.com | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
MassLive.comShelby Lynne to bring 'Revelation' to Iron Horse Music HallMassLive.comThat's the way Lynne, who will be playing the Iron Horse Music Hall on Sunday at 7 pm, describes her solo shows.
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Motown legend Smokey Robinson 'enamored with' Australian vocal group Human Nature - Washington Post

Motown legend Smokey Robinson 'enamored with' Australian vocal group Human Nature - Washington Post | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Motown legend Smokey Robinson 'enamored with' Australian vocal group Human NatureWashington PostDETROIT — An Australian pop quartet's music really got a hold of Smokey Robinson.
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Madonna 'Girls Gone Wild' Music Video - Huffington Post

Madonna 'Girls Gone Wild' Music Video - Huffington Post | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
AceShowbizMadonna 'Girls Gone Wild' Music VideoHuffington PostMadonna has finally released the video for her single "Girls Gone Wild," and it might just be singer's most provocative video in recent years.
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GuitarTV.com Introduces The Periodic Table of Guitarists

GuitarTV.com Introduces The Periodic Table of Guitarists | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
After several weeks of hardcore nerding, GuitarTV.com has debuted The Periodic Table of Guitarists, an encyclopedic foray into the lives of scores of iconic guitarists.
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Sony shake-up puts Lynton atop all entertainment - Los Angeles Times

Sony shake-up puts Lynton atop all entertainment - Los Angeles Times | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
New York TimesSony shake-up puts Lynton atop all entertainmentLos Angeles TimesSony Pictures Entertainment chairman Michael Lynton will be promoted to chief executive of Sony Corp.
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Upcoming Rolling Stones Documentary to Trace Band's Entire 50-Year Career

Upcoming Rolling Stones Documentary to Trace Band's Entire 50-Year Career | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
In celebration of The Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary, Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced it will release a "groundbreaking, eye-opening" documentary about the band.
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Whitney Houston Drowned with Cocaine in Her System, Autopsy Reveals

Whitney Houston Drowned with Cocaine in Her System, Autopsy Reveals | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Whitney Houston's official cause of death was accidental drowning according to an initial report from the LA County Coroner released Thursday but a heart condition and cocaine use were also contributing factors The autopsy report reveals that...
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CD reviews: Madonna, Anoushka Shankar, The Shins and Esperanza Spalding - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

CD reviews: Madonna, Anoushka Shankar, The Shins and Esperanza Spalding - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comCD reviews: Madonna, Anoushka Shankar, The Shins and Esperanza SpaldingThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comA singer and songwriter of deliberately limited range, she has made herself an undisputed champion of popular music through the ...
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Readers Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time — Vote-In Round

Readers Poll: The Greatest Guitarist of All Time — Vote-In Round | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
It's March, and like a lot of other people, we here at Guitar World have bracket fever.
We've decided that the age-old question of "Who is the greatest guitarist of all time?" needs an answer — and that you, the readers, should have final say.
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'Hunger Games' trailer music may be beginning of new trend - Los Angeles Times

'Hunger Games' trailer music may be beginning of new trend - Los Angeles Times | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
'Hunger Games' trailer music may be beginning of new trendLos Angeles TimesIf you're a fan who's been watching the trailers for months while biding your time for the film, you may be wondering about the preview's powerful music.
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Readers Poll Results: The Top 25 Guitar Albums of 1972

Readers Poll Results: The Top 25 Guitar Albums of 1972 | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Last week, we posted a story about 50 great -- in some cases, classic -- albums from 1972, albums that are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.
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Music Review: Mark Lindsay - The Complete Columbia Singles - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Music Review: Mark Lindsay - The Complete Columbia Singles - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Music Review: Mark Lindsay - The Complete Columbia SinglesSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Real Gone Music has now gone a long way in resurrecting his solo legacy.
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Music industry targets small restaurant - MiamiHerald.com

Music industry targets small restaurant - MiamiHerald.com | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
MiamiHerald.comMusic industry targets small restaurantMiamiHerald.comTHE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: Chef Perry Margolis has stopped playing all music at his Harvest Moon bistro after being asked to pay additional licensing fees to play the radio and his...
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'Hunger Games' Sells More Advance Tickets Than Any Non-Sequel

'Hunger Games' Sells More Advance Tickets Than Any Non-Sequel | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
The Hunger Games has sold more advance tickets than any other non-sequel movie Entertainment Weekly reports According to data from Fandango the film adaptation of the hit novel has sold out over 2000 showtimes in advance of its premiere on Friday...
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Video: Kiss Perform "Detroit Rock City," "Calling Dr. Love" on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Video: Kiss Perform "Detroit Rock City," "Calling Dr. Love" on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Last night, after announcing a huge co-headlining North American tour with Motley Crue, hard rock legends Kiss took the stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform "Detroit Rock City" and "Calling Dr. Love." Watch both performances below.
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John Mayer Says New Album Will Have 'Organic, Cowboy Guitar Sounds' | Music News | Rolling Stone

John Mayer Says New Album Will Have 'Organic, Cowboy Guitar Sounds' | Music News | Rolling Stone | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Singer introduces limited-edition custom guitar at NAMM Conference (RT @JacksonRathbone: “@RollingStone: John Mayer says his new album will have "organic, cowboy guitar sounds." http://t.co/eBcvkJXo”;

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Production Begins on New Mark Farner Documentary, 'I’m Your Captain'

Production Begins on New Mark Farner Documentary, 'I’m Your Captain' | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
Flagday Productions has announced that production has begun on a documentary that will chronicle the life, successes and struggles of Mark Farner, a founding member of Grand Funk Railroad.
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Experience Hendrix Tour Features Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Eric Johnson, Robby Kreiger and More

Experience Hendrix Tour Features Buddy Guy, Billy Cox, Eric Johnson, Robby Kreiger and More | Around the Music world | Scoop.it
The Experience Hendrix tour, a traveling show that pays tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, is on the road now, touring through March 31.
Check out the schedule below for the complete list of remaining dates.
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